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STREAMS Programming Guide

October 2012

This book describes the STREAMS facilities for UNIX system communications services in the Oracle Solaris environment. For application developers, this book includes information about constructing, using, and dismantling a stream, messaging, administration, and using STREAMS-based pipes and named pipes. For module and driver developers, this book describes the STREAMS framework, messaging, driver design, module design, configuration, multithreading, and multiplexing.